News Mentions for the week of June 12, 2023
Our experts are often called upon to provide insight on current events and topics in the news. Here are some of the articles Stanford Psychiatry faculty have been interviewed for in recent weeks.
'Anti-dopamine parenting' can curb a kid's craving for screens or sweets
In the past few years, neuroscientists have started to better understand what's going on in kids' brains (and adult brains, too) while they're streaming cartoons, playing video games, scrolling through social media, and eating rich, sugar-laden foods. And that understanding offers powerful insights into how parents can better manage and limit these activities. Anna Lembke, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, is quoted throughout.
- Discover Magazine
How to Beat Social Media Algorithms
Are you sick and tired of seeing unwanted content? Take control of your online experience with these tips for beating social media algorithms. Nina Vasan, clinical assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, is quoted.
- The Bookseller
Daniel Mason in conversation about discipline, style and the inspiration for his fourth novel
Pulitzer Prize finalist and assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, Daniel Mason, discusses his disciplined approach to writing his fourth novel, "North Woods."
- NY Times
Sober or in Recovery? Here’s How to Plan a Dry Wedding.
Organizing a wedding without alcohol is not without pitfalls: Will guests partake in mocktails and so-called functional beverages, and still have a good time? Are zero-proof spirits worth the cost? Anna Lembke, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, is quoted.